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Original Article Ragocytes in Synovial Fluid.
Sang Yoon Kim, Je Geun Chi
Journal of Pathology and Translational Medicine 1987;21(1):54-56
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Department of Pathology, Seoul National University Children's Hospital and College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea.

Exfoliative cytology of synovial fluid is less stressed in medical practice, but it can be a very useful tool for the differential diagnosis of various joint diseases. This report describes a case of juvenile rheumatoid arthritls in a 7 year old girl, who showed characteristic ragocytes in joint fluid. Synovial biopsy specimen confirmed the diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis.

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